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26/11 attacks: Maha guv gives laptops to kin of martyred cops

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Thursday presented laptops and mementoes to family members of policemen who laid down their lives while fighting terrorists who attacked Mumbai on November 26, 2008. Nine terrorists were killed by the security forces including the NSG, the elite commando force of the nation.

PTI | Mumbai | Updated: 27-11-2020 02:26 IST | Created: 26-11-2020 21:28 IST
26/11 attacks: Maha guv gives laptops to kin of martyred cops
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Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Thursday presented laptops and mementoes to family members of policemen who laid down their lives while fighting terrorists who attacked Mumbai on November 26, 2008. The programme held at Raj Bhavan here was organised by the Jeevan Jyot Pratishthan to mark the 12th anniversary of the terror attack, an official statement said.

According to the statement, the governor said Mumbai and the country remained safe because of the supreme sacrifice made by policemen, jawans and NSG commandoes during the attack. Expressing his gratitude to the martyrs' families, Koshyari said he hoped that children of the martyrs will progress in their chosen fields and make the country proud with their achievements.

On November 26, 2008, 10 Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists from Pakistan arrived by sea route and opened fire, killing 166 people, including 18 security personnel, and injuring several others during the 60-hour siege. Nine terrorists were killed by the security forces including the NSG, the elite commando force of the nation.

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